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VIDEO: Luminate after Avastin shows early promise for treating diabetic macular edema

November 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD, director of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at…
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VIDEO: Pearls for controlling inflammation in dry eye

November 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Laura M. Periman, MD, discusses the management of inflammation in dry eye…
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Canada finds case of ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea

November 18, 2017
A patient in Canada was diagnosed this year with a gonorrhea infection that was resistant to ceftriaxone, one the last available treatments for the…

AMPK activator reduces glucose level in type 2 diabetes in phase 2a trial

November 18, 2017
A novel AMP-activated protein kinase activator showed glucose reduction and decreased cardiovascular risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes in a…

Yale School of Medicine appoints chair of surgery department

November 18, 2017
Nita Ahuja, MD, has been named chair of the department of surgery at Yale School of Medicine. Ahuja also will serve as chief of surgery at Yale New…

K2M announces its third-quarter 2017 financial results

November 18, 2017
K2M Group Holdings Inc. announced its third-quarter 2017 financial results, which ended Sept. 30, 2017. According to a press release, the total…
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VIDEO: Flicker ERG a useful tool for anterior segment surgeons

November 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Mitchell A. Jackson, MD, discusses how he has implemented flicker ERG as a…

Cardiology societies partner to expand Maintenance of Certification offerings

November 18, 2017
The American College of Cardiology, Heart Failure of Society of America, Heart Rhythm Society and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and…
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VIDEO: Avedro ups cross-linking for keratoconus coverage to 28 insurance carriers

November 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Reza Zadno, PhD, vice chair and CEO of Avedro, discusses the company’s work to…
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Global syphilis prevalence declines over 3 decades

November 17, 2017
A new database of syphilis prevalence in the adult general population showed an overall decrease in every WHO region since 1990, according to…
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Early adverse events spur depression, health concerns in teens

November 17, 2017
Children who experience an increase of zero to three adverse childhood events, including poverty or traumatic events, were 25% more likely to have…
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Owning a dog may be good for your heart

November 17, 2017
People who own dogs, either as a single individual or within a family, showed lower risk of cardiovascular death in a Swedish nationwide study…
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VIDEO: Refractive cataract surgery works best with effective comanagement

November 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― Optometrists should take control of cataract surgery patient by making the right referral, discussing lens options and making sure the…
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RE-DUAL PCI: Dual therapy beneficial in all subgroups in PCI with AF

November 17, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Patients with atrial fibrillation who underwent PCI and were treated with dual therapy — dabigatran plus a P2Y12…

High return-to-sport rates seen in NFL players treated nonoperatively, operatively for clavicle fractures

November 17, 2017
Results from two recently published studies found a high return-to-sport rate in National Football League players who underwent either nonoperative…
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Radiotherapy shows potential role in treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma subtype

November 17, 2017
Radiotherapy prolonged OS among patients with all stages of nodular lymphocytic Hodgkin lymphoma, including those with B-symptoms, according to study…
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VIDEO: Avedro updates cross-linking trials for low myopia, presbyopia, customized keratoconus

November 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD, chief medical officer for Avedro, discusses the progress the…
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High compliance with Optune linked to greatest survival benefit for glioblastoma

November 17, 2017
Patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma who used the Optune device more than 90% of the time had the greatest chance for survival, according to a…
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Antipsychotic use in young children declines following peer review policy

November 17, 2017
Following implementation of the peer review prior authorization policy, atypical antipsychotic use significantly decreased among children aged…
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Secukinumab demonstrates sustained response, consistent safety profile in AS

November 17, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Secukinumab provided sustained improvements in signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis among patients who completed three…
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